• Pequea Valley School Board

    January 14, 2021

    7:00 PM

    Agenda

     

    CALL TO ORDER

    MOMENT OF SILENCE, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

    EXECUTIVE SESSION was held today, January 14, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss a legal matter.

    SCHOOL BOARD RECOGNITION: Nate Bankert will be recognized for his ingenuity in continuing the excellence of the choral program during the Covid-19 crisis.

    PARTICIPATION BY THE PUBLIC (Board Policy)

    LIAISON REPORTS

    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, the Board approved the January 5, 2021, Committee meeting minutes.

    CHIEF OF FINANCE AND OPERATION’S RECOMMENDATIONS:

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, approval was given for the following Consent Agenda Items A-C. (rc)

    A.     An agreement with IU13 to assist PVSD in processing PIMS submissions and to provide training and support, effective January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021, at an estimated cost of $8,625.

    Since the district’s PIMS specialist retired on December 11, this agreement will provide training and support to our new hire. The cost could be less depending on the amount of time needed. The district will only be billed for hours actually used. The quote is for 75 hours of labor at $115/hour.

    B.     The following Capital Reserve items:

    • Field Line Striper, $12,500
    • Salisbury Fence, $9,690
    • Stadium Emergency Lighting, Solar, $13,980
    • Stadium/Salisbury Elementary WIFI, Fiber, $64,970

    C.    The purchase of laptops and iPad that are up for replacement at a total cost of $308,421.43 to be paid out of General Fund.

    • From Global Data Consultants, LLC:
      • Business Office, Maintenance, and Cafeteria Dell laptops, totaling $15,148.93 (COSTARS contract pricing)
    • From Apple, Inc.:
      • iPads for District Office staff, kindergarten and grade 1; MacBook laptops for District Office staff, grade 5, and grade 9, totaling $293,272.50.

    SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENDATIONS:

    On a motion by _____ and a second by _____, approval was given for the following Consent Agenda Items A-B. (rc)

    A.     For the district to continue using Lancaster Newspapers as its public newspaper of general circulation.

    B.     Personnel.

    OLD BUSINESS

    A.     Linville Hill Christian School Tax Exoneration Request

    NEW BUSINESS

    A.     Borrowing for New Construction – Scott Kramer RBC Capital Markets

    B.     Agenda topics for February 2, 2021, Committee meeting

    • Preliminary General Budget
    • Lancaster County CTC Budget
    • 2021-2022 Calendar Discussion
    • New Wellness Course Presentation
    • Building Project Update

    ADJOURNMENT

     

Last Modified on January 14, 2021